MARQUETTE - Derek Bush has joined the Lake Superior Community Partnership as regional economic development liaison.
Bush graduated Cum Laude from Northern Michigan University with a bachelor's degree in economics, a minor in Spanish and with full honors from the NMU Honors Program.
Most recently, Bush worked as an intern with Gov. Rick Snyder's office in Marquette.
Bush's primary duties will be helping Upper Peninsula Collaborative Development Council members implement Salesforce and Location One Information System.
Salesforce is an economic development software program designed to track retention and expansion projects.
Location One Information System is a sites and buildings database being used by the LSCP and will allow for enhanced site selection opportunities across the U.P.
Bush will work out of the LSCP office in Marquette and travel to U.P. counties to help coordinate and implement regionwide efforts.
For more information, visit www.marquette.org.